Systems Engineer (m/f/d)

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Job Description

Are you motivated by overcoming challenges? Do you aim to go beyond the bounds of your best? At Infront we are always learning, succeeding and striving to be in front. We foster a culture of collaboration and trust, and believe that our success is built upon our ability to work together as a team, share ideas, and support each other in achieving our goals.

We are seeking an experienced Systems Engineer to join our talented group of systems engineers based in Amsterdam. In this role, you will be required to deliver and support mission critical services within the fintech domain and you will automate, deploy, maintain, and improve IT solutions in a dynamic, constantly changing environment.

The role requires you to do both daily business operations and project work. You will also work closely with the development teams, helping them to deliver new features and ensure the highest levels of application and infrastructure availability.

It is vital to have the ability and passion to deep dive into various engineering problems, share skills, ideas and document the progress.


  • Ensuring the productive operation of fintech and infrastructure related applications;
  • Providing technical 2nd and 3rd level support (including legacy product support as well as modern cloud base services’ operations);
  • Code deployment planning and rollouts;
  • Financial Market Data exports’ setup and troubleshooting;
  • Plan and implement systems automation using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools;
  • Ensure a rapid response to any technical issues and incidents;
  • Plan and maintain patch management lifecycle;
  • Provide a rapid response on vulnerabilities detection;
  • Apply best monitoring practices;
  • Creating and improving the technical documentation;
  • Linux and Windows OS deployment;
  • Container based software deployment;
  • Implement DBA operations (maintenance, migration, tuning).

Who you are

Required Skills 

  • Advanced Linux administration skills; 
  • Pre-Intermediate scripting language skills (Bash and Python); 
  • Intermediate IaC knowledge level (at least one of Puppet/Chef/Ansible tools); 
  • Version Control skills (GIT); 
  • Initial experience with containerization (Docker, Kubernetes); 
  • Basic database administration skills (MySQL, replication, backup, tuning); 
  • Basic VMWARE management skills; 
  • Monitoring tools management (i.e. Zabbix, Prometheus, Grafana); 
  • OSI model and general networking data flow understanding.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Excellent attention to details, sense of ownership and proactive attitude towards the role;
  • Analytical thinking and high self-organization skills;
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a larger team;
  • Knowledge sharing culture is a must;
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and good verbal English communication skills required with the ability to work within all levels of a Company. German is an added advantage.

Desirable Skills

  • Zabbix administration and implementation;
  • Prometheus administration and implementation;
  • Grafana dashboard setup;
  • Kibana experience;
  • Kubernetes basic concept understanding;
  • CCNA certification;
  • JVM administration;
  • Fintech experience will be considered as advantage;
  • HA cluster setup experience (i.e. DRBD, GlusterFS, Corosync, ucarp, etc);
  • Hands-on experience with maintaining Cloud services (Oracle / Google / Amazon).

Why join Infront?

Infront offers exciting projects in an innovative and international environment, with up- to-date systems and new technologies that are unique in Europe. We have a professional work culture and an environment with a start-up character, with the advantage of being an established company. You will have the freedom to contribute your own ideas and will be given the opportunity to develop professionally and personally. We have a team-oriented and dynamic working environment with flat hierarchies and very good long-term career opportunities.

An insight into our corporate benefits:

  • Generous number of annual vacation days;
  • JobTicket for public transportation;
  • Co-operation with JobRad;
  • Increased subsidy for company pension plan;
  • Investment into ongoing training and development;
  • Flexible working arrangements (we have a hybrid working model);
  • Employee assistance program provided by ICAS.